Mission

It is the mission of the Silverton High School Bands Program to instill musical excellence in the organization’s membership and performing ensembles, provide motivational support to the athletic programs, and foster a sense of community and school spirit among all stakeholders through the performance of music.

Vision

The Silverton School Bands provide an opportunity for student musicians to further develop their musical competence providing the skills needed for life-long enjoyment of music as a performer or consumer of the musical arts.

By bringing together a culturally and academically diverse membership, the band program provides leadership skills to unify the student body through support of the athletic programs and other school activities.

Providing quality performance opportunities that appeal to a wide spectrum of stakeholders will enable the Silverton Bands to serve as ambassadors for Silverton Schools at the regional, national, and global levels. In addition, band membership reflects an expectation for Silverton students to exhibit music and academic excellence, and service to the community.

Goals

Recruit and retain competent membership in all units and sections of the band resulting in a nationally acclaimed musical organization.

Develop student leadership that will foster loyalty, camaraderie, and longevity among all members of the organization.

Instill a sense of pride for the Silverton Bands among various stakeholders in the local and statewide communities.

Lead the student body in developing school spirit and support for the school’s athletic teams.

Provide a membership network that will promote a sense of family to help ensure student success and satisfaction.

Engage graduates in a life-long relationship with music through membership in collegiate and community organizations after graduation.